Türkiye earthquake death toll jumps to over 39,600

Türkiye earthquake death toll jumps to over 39,600
# 17 February 2023 22:57 (UTC +04:00)

As many as 39,672 people died, following the 7.7-magnitude earthquake in Türkiye, Turkish Interior Minister Suleiman Soylu said, APA reports.

An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.7 hit southeastern Türkiye on Feb. 6, 2023. The earthquake occurred at a depth of seven kilometers in the Pazarcik region of Kahramanmaras Province. The provinces of Hatay, Gaziantep, Kilis, Osmaniye, Malatya, Adiyaman, Sanliurfa, Diyarbakir, Adana and Kahramanmaras were subjected to severe destruction.

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